After 92 Northwest winters, McLendon’s knows the Sound’s biggest snowstorms are the ones that aren’t predicted. Get ready for season’s freezings and stay safe and warm with McLendon’s.Read More
During months of downpours, managing where water goes is of utmost importance. Gutters, sump pumps and French drains are the unsung heroes of Northwest winters, protecting homes from flooding and foundation damage. These basic methods are a good place to start when it comes to keeping your home healthy and habitable for years to come.Read More
Post-holiday cleaning can be pretty darned meditative—the inner peace that comes with zoning out and literally washing last year away. Reclaim your home for the New Year with higher air quality, fresher water and a sparkling clean domicile, to boot.
At your next summer gathering, party like it’s 1399 with these five (really) old-school games. Predating Jesus of Nazareth, these backyard sports will have you channeling ancient Olympians in an attempt to “Be Like Mikkos.”
In our last blog, I detailed how we made a DIY table for our Big Green Egg. Henryk wanted a Big Green Egg grill for a long time. We purchased ours at McLendon’s couldn’t be happier. Here’s our experience—and a few Southern-style recipes—using a Big Green Egg!
Our latest project that was extremely fun to build was our Big Green Egg table. If you do a search on Etsy, a similar custom-built table would run about $1,300 to $1,500. Spending less than $400, we made ours for a fraction of that. I hope it inspires you to do the same!
In this edition of The Corner Cottage Journal, Nila and Henryk replace their kitchen flooring with luxury vinyl tile—yes, luxurious vinyl flooring! Beautifully realistic, tough-wearing and warm underfoot, it’s definitely not your mama’s sheet-vinyl flooring.